Xfinity On Demand today premieres a handful of new films to order up from the comfort of your own home. Garnering huge Oscar buzz right now is The Kids Are All Right, which you can dial up and see what all the fuss is about. There’s also the big-money comedy Lottery Ticket, as well as the children’s film Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. Then there’s the peculiar documentary Freakonomics, which takes a look at social issues through an economic lens. Take a closer look at these films below.
The Kids Are All Right
Annette Bening and Julianne Moore star as a lesbian couple raising two children (Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson) who seek out their sperm-donor father (Mark Ruffalo), which really begins to shift the family dynamic.
Bow Wow (formerly Lil Bow Wow, aka Shad Gregory Moss) stars as a kid named Kevin from the projects who stunningly wins $370 million in the lottery, but before he can claim his prize, he has to escape the hard-core thugs who want to take that ticket from him, as well as wade through all the sexy women trying to make him their babydaddy. Also starring Ice Cube, Brandon T. Jackson, Terry Crews, Loretta Devine, Mike Epps, Bill Bellamy, T-Pain, Keith David and Charlie Murphy.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
The long-running war between nefarious cats and heroic dogs continues, featuring the voices of Bette Midler, Chris O’Donnell, Nick Nolte and Neil Patrick Harris.
A collection of short documentaries looking at human behavior through the lens of economics, including dishonor in the sumo wrestling world, the drop in the crime rate and whether or not you can bribe kids to get better grades.